Thursday, December 20, 2012

Connecting Ubuntu 12.04 via Remote from Windows

Connecting to the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop from Windows is a easy way by following below steps. This can be done using XRDP server package installation.

1. Open the Terminal in Ubuntu system and type the below command
sudo apt-get install xrdp
2.  After completion of the installation process, open the Windows 7 system and Go to Start - and click on Remote Desktop Connection

3. Enter computer name or hostname or IP address of  ubuntu system and click on connect

3. When prompted, type your Ubuntu Username and Password to connect

4. Finally the Ubuntu Desktop will appear on your Windows System.

Note: While connecting to the system if you face any problem then type this below commands and try again

cd /home/youruser
echo "gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d" > .xsession
sudo /etc/init.d/xrdp restart
Or install gnome session fallback

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback

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